Links Week Starting 7th February 2022

by Bob Raikes

Every week we see some articles that don’t really need comment or are just plain interesting. Here are a few from the first part of this week. G-Master Red Eagles GB3467WQSU and G4380UHSU-B1 have …

Tags:Apple| Desktop Monitors| DVD| Europe| | Financial Data| Game Playing| MiniLED| OLEDs| Philips| R&D (Research & Development)| Small Pixel Pitch LED SPP| Streaming Video| TVs (TV Sets)| Video Processors| Virtual Reality

Redbox Looking to Move more to Streaming

by Bob Raikes

What They Say DVD & Blu-ray kiosk operator, Redbox is looking for its investors to support a plan to transform is current user base of 40 million to using online streaming. The firm’s revenues …

Tags:DVD| Streaming Video| USA

UltraHD Blu-ray Player Sales Decline Despite Pandemic Sheltering

by Bob Raikes

What They Say Despite the ‘cocooning’ that has meant more interest in home entertainment technology, UltraHD Blu-ray players continue to decline in volume sales in North America. along with other optical video formats. The …

Tags:Blu-ray| DVD| North America| UltraHD

What Bob Saw on the Net 20/06/2019

by Bob Raikes

Most days, our editor, Bob, spends some time looking around the net for news. Here are some articles and links that he thought worth sharing… (note that registration or subscriptions may be required!) I …

Tags:5G| DVD| Flexible Displays| Gaze Recognition| Huawei| iPhone| LED| Museums & Exhibitions| Production Equipment| Samsung| Smartphones| sony| Virtual Reality

John Lewis: Small TVs and DVD Players Out of Favour in the UK

by Andrew Fenn

According to retail group John Lewis & Partners, 2018 marked the year that small TVs fell out of favour with UK consumers. “It was all about the big screen this year as TVs and …

Tags:DVD| John Lewis Partnership| Large Display Monitor| TV Set Market| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 25 - Issue 41

Oppo Digital Announces Departure from Disc Player Business

by Andrew Fenn

Oppo Digital announced earlier this week that it will gradually stop manufacturing new products. The company’s product range includes audio products and DVD, Blu-ray and UHD Blu-ray disc players. In its farewell statement, the …

Tags:Blu-ray Players| DVD| Large Display Monitor| Vol 25 - Issue 13

UK Consumer Video Spend Grew by 7.5% in 2017

by Andrew Fenn

The British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) has released figures based on data from the Official Charts Company and IHS Markit, that show consumer spend across the video category rose by 7.5% in 2017, …

Tags:DVD| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| UK (United Kingdom)| Vol 25 - Issue 01

TV Still the Most Frequently Owned Product

by Yvette Raikes

Connectivity is the driving trend of our time, according to the Consumer Technology Association’s recent study. 80% of US homes now have a smartphone, up 6% YoY, raising the number of smartphones owned by …

Tags:Blu-ray| CTA (was CEA)| DVD| Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| UltraHD| Vol 24 - Issue 21

Digital Video To Overtake Physical Video in Europe This Year

by Alan Spencer

According to the latest research conducted by Dataxis, the European video market will reach $12 billion by 2022. The research also showed that, last year in Europe, was the last time where the physical …

Tags:Blu-ray| DVD| Europe| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| VOD| Vol 24 - Issue 17

Vudu Converts DVDs & Blu-rays to Digital

by Bob Raikes

Vudu, Walmart’s streaming service, is offering a DVD and Blu-ray-based service to convert content to allow viewing into ‘digital’ copies. The service is available for around 8,000 movies from Lionsgate, Paramount, Sony, Twentieth Century …

Tags:Blu-ray| DVD| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| OTT Video| Vol 24 - Issue 12

Sony’s DVD and Blu-ray Business Sees Q3 Fall

by Alan Spencer

Sony has issued its third quarter results (for last quarter of 2016) for the Home Entertainment and Sound division The division, which includes LCD TVs, Blu-ray and DVD players and recorders as well as …

Tags:Blu-ray| DVD| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| sony| Vol 24 - Issue 05

MovieSwap Brings DVDs to 2st Century

by Tom Allen

MovieSwap is a French start-up that aims to make use of the world’s existing stock of DVDs – around 25 billion, to date. The company has launched (and successfully funded) a Kickstarter campaign to …

Tags:DVD| France| Large Display Monitor| Streaming Video| Vol 23 - Issue 10